Ostomy patients are predisposed to having lower than usual potassium levels.
Ostomy patients have higher likelihood of losing potassium and sodium. Potassium helps regulate water balance, blood pressure and heart functions. Sodium on the other hand functions to regultate blood pressure and water in the body.
For Ileostomy patients experiencing mild diarrhea. The cranberry sauce is to counter odor producing ingredients.
Sometimes a dish does not serve any particular special purpose for someone with an ostomy. It simply tastes good! This recipe is one such case.
Fiber is good to help clean the digestive system. However some fibrous foods like tomatoes can cause blockages.
Sometimes high fiber foods may cause diarrhea. Fiber, while generally good, may also cause digestive tract irritations.
In order to have stool that is well formed, ostomates need fiber to bind waste material together. This recipe contains plenty of fiber-rich veggies and is a perfect alternative.
For Colostomy and Urostomy Patients to Prevent Constipation
Anise is an annual herb that is about 50 cm high. It is commonly used with a refreshing aroma and a pleasing sweet taste.